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by - — May 25, 2017 at 10:48 pm 0

Better Jobs, Stronger Families: A NOVA Friends of Refugees welcoming event. In your home country, you were a highly skilled professional. After bringing your family to America to escape violence and oppression, you can only find low-paying jobs or are unemployed. Help is available on June 10 at a special “speed mentoring” event hosted by NOVA Friends of Refugees. Held to honor World Refugee Day, this family-friendly event combines employment mentoring for skilled refugees with a fun program of cultural enrichment for spouses and children still adjusting to their new country. Plus, a social time for locals and our new neighbors to bond over food and drink. RSVP at: tinyurl.com/jobseeker-nova

by - — May 25, 2017 at 9:20 pm 0

Crescendo, the youth chamber music program of the Arlington Philharmonic will hold its final concert of its 2017 Season on Sunday, June 11 at 4:00 pm at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre. The Spectrum is located on level LL at 1611 N Kent Street in Arlington. Admission is free; good will donations are accepted gratefully.
The Crescendo musicians will perform movements from the Mendelssohn Octet, Dvorak American, and Borodin.
The fifteen talented musicians who make up Crescendo are in grades 7 through 12 and hail from ten different middle and high schools in the area. Rehearsals, coached by professional Artists-In-Residence, include master classes with guest musicians and are held weekly. Youth musicians who are interested in auditioning for the 2017-2018 Season should visit the Arlington Philharmonic website for more information.

by - — May 25, 2017 at 7:58 pm 0

Central Arlington History Tour

Join an easy all-day walk of 10-12 miles touring historic points in central Arlington, including colonial, Civil War, trolley, and W&OD Railroad sites.

Visit Clarendon, Ballston, Arlington Forest and Glencarlyn neighborhoods.

Tour Central Post Office, Arlington Arts Center, Center for Local History and Ball-Sellers House.

Tour Lubber Run, Glencarlyn and Bluemont Parks. Walk on W&OD and Four Mile Run Trails.

Bring lunch and water.

Meet at 9:00 a.m. at top of escalators at Clarendon Metro Station (southwest corner of Wilson Blvd. and N. Highland Street).

Sponsored by Center Hiking Club ( http://www.centerhikingclub.org ) .

Cost: $2.00 (non-members of Center Hiking Club.)

Contact: Bernie Berne: [email protected] . Phone: 703-243-0179.

by - — May 25, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0

Celebrate of 42 years as Arlington’s only senior community that provides affordable independent and assisted living at this festive fundraiser reception in our gardens.

by - — May 25, 2017 at 3:44 pm 0

The 39th annual Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard Sale takes place along the John Marshall Drive/Ohio Street greenway on Saturday, June 3rd from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community will be out in force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household items, and pick up a few bargains. The civic association has arranged live music for the event as in past years.

Over 100 families set up tables for the festivities, which take place along the six-block stretch of the greenway between Lee Highway and Washington Boulevard. Vehicle traffic will be restricted on the dead end section of N. Ohio Street north of N. 20th Street during the greenway event.

Cost for yard sale sellers is $5. The amount will be collected by a civic association officer between 10 a.m. and noon. Space along the greenway is available on a first-come, first served basis. Do not set up prior to 7 a.m. Saturday morning!

Rain date: Saturday, June 10th.

by - — May 25, 2017 at 3:29 pm 0

The Marymount Farmers Market begins its second summer season on Saturday, May 27th. The market is held on the main campus of Marymount University, 2807 N. Glebe Road in Arlington 22207. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This farmers market is the only one in the County located north of Lee Highway (US 29). It lies at the intersection of N. Glebe Road and Old Dominion Drive. The market has 15 vendors taking part in this summer’s market. Farmers from the Northern Neck of Virginia, elsewhere in Virginia, and from southern Pennsylvania will sell a wide range of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Other vendors will provide breads, pastries, cheeses, pickles, other canned and dried products, meats and eggs produced or raised within a 125 mile radius of Arlington County.

Music is available at the market each Saturday. Join your neighbors at the market!

by - — May 24, 2017 at 10:37 am 0

Pinecrest Golf Course will host the U.S. National Qualifier for the American FootGolf League, June 10 at 1:30 p.m. Open to the public and to ALL skill levels. There is a category for everyone with options for Men, Women, Youth 12+, and Seniors! Register now!

by - — May 24, 2017 at 10:37 am 0

The Wakefield Interact Club is hosting a 5K run/walk to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Everyone is welcome to participate! Dogs and Strollers are also welcome. The 5k will be at Bluemont Park on May 27th and will begin at 9 AM. You can register online by Wednesday at www.imAthlete.com/events/wakefieldinteract5k or by paper if the registration is turned in to Wakefield high school for 20 dollars or 30 with a race t-shirt. On-site registration will be available for 25 dollars and 35 with a race t-shirt and will begin at 8 am along with check in.

by - — May 24, 2017 at 10:37 am 0

Please join the Wolcott Hill Group along with other area non-profit leaders for a fundraising workshop entitled “Wake Up! Refresh & Renew”. The focus of the workshop will be capital campaign and major gift readiness. In this robust, comprehensive, and compelling workshop Wolcott Hill Group experts will outline campaign best practices and detail the steps necessary to properly prepare and allow your organization to succeed in their fundraising goals.

This is an intimate event intended to foster conversation and learning about a variety of topics to include: the importance of feasibility studies, realistic goal setting, and leveraging your impact to maximize fundraising results. We are very excited to welcome Patricia Donnelly, Executive Director of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia as our guest presenter.

This conference is made for professional fundraisers, executive directors, board
members and volunteers and will teach the following:
• Preparation & Feasibility – With Risk comes Reward
• Campaign Readiness – Are you ready for a capital campaign?
• Nonprofit Advocacy – Leverage your Impact
• InBound Marketing – A Game Changer
• Five Things to Increase Giving – NOW!

Space is limited to allow each attendee to be part of conversation and learning. Register today!

by - — May 24, 2017 at 10:37 am 0

The Chamber’s monthly Small Business Roundtable offers an important educational opportunity to smaller businesses. The topic of discussion changes monthly, allowing attendees to learn how to enhance their business and increase their success in a different way each month! This month’s topic is “Growth Thinking: Putting your Unmet Customer Needs at the Center of your Growth, Innovation and Digital Agendas”, presented by Keary Crawford, with Opptiv. Free to members, $15 prospective members

by - — May 22, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0

Clarendon United Methodist Church, will host the 35th annual Washington Summer Sings bringing distinguished conductors and soloists to this unique “Sing a long” of Choral masterpieces. Tuesday June 6, 7:30 will be Brahms Requiem with Thomas Colohan conducting. Tuesday, June 20, will be Mozart Requiem, with Thomas Beveridge conducting. Scores available. Suggested donation $10. Plenty of free parking. Metro Accessible.

by - — May 22, 2017 at 4:55 pm 0

Clarendon United Methodist Church, will host the 35th annual Washington Summer Sings bringing distinguished conductors and soloists to this unique “Sing a long” of Choral masterpieces. Tuesday June 6, 7:30 will be Brahms Requiem with Thomas Colohan conducting. Tuesday, June 20, will be Mozart Requiem, with Thomas Beveridge conducting. Scores available. Suggested donation $10. Plenty of free parking. Metro Accessible.

by - — May 22, 2017 at 1:12 pm 0

Please join the Arlington Concert Band and the Rockville Brass Band for “Music Around the World,” an evening of music spanning the globe from Tchaikovsky to Gershwin. The concert will take place Saturday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm in the Washington-Lee High School auditorium. Admission is free!

by - — May 22, 2017 at 1:01 pm 0

Thomas Rainer is a registered landscape architect, teacher, and author living in Arlington, Virginia. Thomas, a leading voice in ecological landscape design, currently focuses on exquisitely crafted residential gardens, as well as consulting for complicated green infrastructure projects.

by - — May 22, 2017 at 1:01 pm 0

Come out for a FREE LIVE ROCK SHOW at the Rhodeside Grill on Friday, June 16. Local heroes Jackie and The Treehorns headline the night. Cart Horse open the night at 9:30.

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